Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Unemployment Rate Edges Up As Employers Shed 20,000 Jobs
Ohio’s unemployment rate rose just slightly in March.
The Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services said Friday that the rate for March was 7.1 percent – up from 7 percent in February, which was unchanged from the month before.
The state’s leaders have said Ohio’s economy and its job market are getting stronger, though the process is slow.
Ohio’s unemployment rate has remained about one percentage point below the national rate.